Food Price Environment: Interactive Visualization

This page provides interactive charts on various aspects of the food price environment:

  • How does the average U.S. household spend its money?
  • How does food price inflation compare to inflation for other major categories, over time?
  • Are food prices more or less volatile than other spending categories? 
  • Has restaurant inflation differed from grocery store inflation over time?
  • How does restaurant inflation differ from grocery store inflation, from year to year?
  • How does inflation vary by food category over time?
  • How does food price inflation vary by geographic region?
  • How does the share of income spent on food vary with income?